Can I have your oppionion?

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    Can I have your oppionion?

    I do not know if any of you have read the debate on the Game Programinb board, but apparently, they reckon C++ is rubbish for game creation and we should be using BASIC and Java.

    Personally, I think it is a waste of a thread. I do not want to start any arguments, but I have created sevral small games all in C++ without much hassel.

    C++ I have heard is what the Japs use in japan when making Zelda and Final Fantasy ect.. So why would they say C++ is a total waste on game platform?

    It is very handy to use, and the OOP side of it is much user friendly than the C language structs -- very handy in game creation I am sure you will agree.

    What is your say on the theroy??

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    I say they are opinionated and entitled to free speach, though its a totaly crazy comment. This is also the wrong section for discussion.
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    I do not know if any of you have read the debate on the Game Programinb board, but apparently, they reckon C++ is rubbish for game creation and we should be using BASIC and Java.
    How do they respond to the comment that C++ is the Ferrari of the computer world, while Java and BASIC are like VW Bugs?
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    I'd like to mention that I'm pretty sure "Japs" is not a term that Japanese people like being thrown around.
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    that question is like asking what is the better computer, apple, amd, pentium..... Or like asking wich is the better mobile phone, sony or nokia?

    The fact remains, i dont waste my time, so in my oppinion c++ must be worth it or else i will not be learning it...

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    I do not know if any of you have read the debate on the Game Programinb board, but apparently, they reckon C++ is rubbish for game creation and we should be using BASIC and Java.
    I haven't read the thread, but I'm surprised they would say that on a forum dedicated to C/C++. And I doubt Bubba would agree.

    To make graphical games in C/C++, you'd use one of the graphical libraries available, like OpenGL or DirectX, or perhaps SDL. Maybe the game creation process is easier in BASIC or Java.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swoopy
    Maybe the game creation process is easier in BASIC or Java.
    Which is highly unlikely.

    Anyway, C++ being the perfect language for game creation or not, its the most widely used and worth learning.
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    I think the OP doesn't understand sarcasm when he sees it.
    The thread in question started with a question whether anyone was using C++ to write games, which of course warrants the answer that C++ is a useless language for anything except console applications and that real programmers use VB/Java/you name it.
    Some readers apparently are taking that discussion seriously

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